'Megastar' Chiranjeevi announced on Wednesday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. The Telugu superstar took to social media to share the news of his diagnosis and stated that he is currently quarantined at his home, while adding that the coronavirus symptoms he is experiencing are mild. Chiranjeevi wrote, "Dear All, Despite all precautions, I have tested Covid 19 Positive with mild symptoms last night and am quarantining at home. I request all who came in contact with me over the last few days to get tested too. Can’t wait to see you all back soon!"

Chiranjeevi had back in November 2020 announced that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. However, three days after releasing the statement, he issued a clarification that the test results had shown him to be Covid positive due to a faulty testing kit. The actor also shared the test report on his social media pages at the time. 

On the work front, Chiranjeevi has several films in various stages of development and is currently awaiting the release of his Telugu action social drama film Acharya, which will open in theatres on April 1. According to reports, the superstar will be seen playing the role of a Naxalite-turned-social reformer, who goes up in arms against the Endowments Department over the embezzlement of temple funds and donations. Being produced by Ram Charan under the Konidela Pro Company banner, the actor shares screen space with Chiranjeevi once again marking their reunion on the big screen after 2015's Bruce Lee: The Fighter, which saw the latter in a cameo appearance. Acharya also has Chiranjeevi paired opposite Kajal Aggarwal, while Ram Charan will be seen romancing Pooja Hegde. 

Chiranjeevi is currently attached to a project titled Godfather being directed by Mohan Raja and is an official remake of the Malayalam film Lucifer, which starred Mohanlal in the lead role under Prithviraj Sukumaran's direction. The Telugu superstar also recently announced the remake of Tamil film Vedalam, which has been titled Bhola Shankar, and will see Keerthy Suresh playing the role of his sister. Chiranjeevi had also announced the tentatively titled Chiru 154, which will be directed by Bobby and is being produced by Naveen Yerneni and Y Ravi Shankar's Mythri Movie Makers banner.